Following the successful Cryos Symposium in Orlando, FL, just before a pandemic closed the world, the 2021 symposium will be taken to the next level.
Join us for a full-day scientific conference with a programme packed with international experts sharing the latest news and scientific research within the field of ART.
Date and time for the symposium
Date: 8th of October
Time: 8:30 AM (Cyprus local time)
Date and time for The Cryos Tour
Date: 7th of October
Time: 17:45 PM (Cyprus local time)
Registration - Virtual event
To participate in the virtual event, click on the registration link below.
Registration - Physical event
Registration for the in-person event is by invitation only. To register for the symposium, click on the registration link in the invitation that you have received from Cryos via email. If you have not received an email and would like to attend, please contact us at [email protected] or call +45 8676 0699.
Due to limited space available, seats will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
08.00 – 08.30: Registration
08.30 – 09.00: Welcome – Helle Myrthue, CEO
Ethics, Legislation and Donor Children
09.00 – 09.20: Savia Orphanidou, Member of Parliament in Cyprus – My experience as a Single Mother By Choice through a Sperm Donor
09.20 – 09.40: Ole Korneliussen, Cryos Donor – Experience as a former donor
09.40 – 10.00: Anastasia Papadopoulou, Partner at Tassos Papadopoulos and President of FONI – The child’s right to a choice
10.00 – 10.20: Panel debate
10.20 – 10.45: Break
10.45 – 11.05: Prof. Evelyn Telfer, The University of Edinburgh - Oocytes: In vitro growth (IVG) of human primordial follicles
11.05 – 11.25: Director of European Operations Saghar Kasiri, Cryos International & Tissue Bank Director Corey Burke, Cryos International – Cryos Egg Donors – Value of Quality
11.25 – 11.45: Prof. & MD Anja Pindborg, Rigshospitalet – The health of children conceived by ART
11.45 – 12.05: Panel debate
12.05 – 1 pm: Break
13.00 – 13.20: MD & PhD Niels Jørgensen, Rigshospitalet – Human semen quality is a matter of concern – and what can be done
13.20 – 13.40: Prof. Allan Pacey, University of Sheffield – Sperm Donor Motivational Study
13.40 – 14.00: MD Christine Bo Hansen, University of Copenhagen – The Impact of SARS-CoV-2 on Male Gonadal Function
14.00 – 14.20: Dr. Jean-Pierre Allam, University Hospital of Bonn – Beyond normal sperm parameters
14.20 – 14.45: Panel debate
14.45 – 15: Break
15.00 – 15.20: Prof. Joyce Harper, University College London – Matching and genetic panels
15.20 – 15.40: MD & PhD Gilad Evrony, NYU Grossman School of Medicine & MD Jonathan Shoag, surgeon-scientist, University Hospitals Cleveland – Quantification of sperm mutation rates by ultra-high fidelity sequencing
15.40 – 16.00: PhD Seppe Segers, Ghent University – Genetic Relatedness in parent-child relationships – an ethicist's view
16.00 – 16.20: Panel debate
16.20 – 18.30: Networking
18.30: Conference Dinner
Programme – The Cryos Tour
17.00 – 17.45: Join us in the reception area
17.45 – 18.00: The Cryos tour begins
18.30 – 19.00: Speeches
19.00: Cryos Tour (continued), dinner, and networking
Questions, changes, and cancellations
If you have any changes to your registration or if you need to cancel your participation, please contact Cryos directly.
Mail: [email protected]
Cryos main phone: +45 8676 0699